1. What works for the poorest?
David Hulme and David Lawson
Part A: Creating knowledge about the poorest
2. Pro-poorest growth: A National Household Survey Approach
Umar Serajuddin, Hassan Zaman and Ambar Narayan
3. A ‘Q-squared’ approach to enhancing our understanding of the chronically poor
4. Alternative accounts of chronic disadvantage: Income deficits versus food security
Part B: Targeting the poorest
5. Identifying and targeting the extreme poor: A methodology for rural Bangladesh
Binayak Sen and Sharifa Begum
6. Testing combined targeting systems for cash transfer programs: the case of the CT-OVC programme in Kenya
Carlos Alviar, Francisco Ayala and Sudhanshu Handa
7. Institutional issues in scaling up programmes for the health needs of the very poor
Hilary Standing and Elizabeth Kirk
Part C: Policies and programmes for the poorest: case studies
8. Eradicating extreme poverty: The Chile Solidario programme
9. Assisting the poorest in Bangladesh: Learning from BRAC’s ‘Targeting the Ultra Poor’ Programme
David Hulme and Karen Moore
10. Unconditional cash transfers to the very poor in central Vietnam: Is it enough to 'just give them the cash’?
11. Exclusion to empowerment: Women of the Siddi community in Gujarat, India
Somnath Bandyopadhyay, Apoorva Oza and David Nygaard
12. The NREGA and rural women in poverty: Entitlements, issues and emerging concerns
Rina Bhattacharya, Meera Pillai and Ratna Sudarshan
13. Strategies for promoting decent contract labour: Experiences from South African and UK agriculture
14. The role of health equity funds in meeting health-related needs of the poorest in urban areas of Cambodia.
Chean Rithy Men and Maurits Van Pelt
Part D: Making it work: finding the money and spreading the knowledge
15. Linking microfinance and safety net programmes: New pathways for the poorest
Syed Hashemi and Malika Anand
16. Revenue mobilization for poverty reduction: What we know, what we need to know
17. Making poverty reduction programmes work for the poorest
David Hulme and David Lawson
Back Matter (Index)
David Lawson David Lawson is a Research Fellow, Global Poverty Research Group and Brooks World Poverty Institute; he is an author of journal articles on poverty, health and gender. He is also the Convenor of postgraduate programmes on Development Economics at the University of Manchester. He has advised the World Bank, DfID and many governments in relation to poverty and poverty dynamics.
David Hulme Professor Hulme is Founder-Director of the Global Poverty Research Group and Brooks World Poverty Institute; author of numerous well-received books on poverty, rural development and development studies; Director of post graduate programmes on Development Studies at the University of Manchester; and adviser to the UN, World Bank, DfID and many governments and leading NGOs.
Imran Matin Imran Matin has worked for the World Bank and specializes in designing and managing ultra-poor programmes in Bangladesh, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.|Karen Moore is Policy Analyst, Education for All Global Monitoring Report, UNESCO
Karen Moore Karen Moore is Policy Analyst, Education for All Global Monitoring Report, UNESCO